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Perfect Rice

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Ingredients
  Long grain white rice/Long grain brown rice 5 Fluid Ounce (Measured To The 5 Fluid Ounce Level In A Glass Measuring Jug)
  Boiling water/Stock 10 Fluid Ounce (Measured To The 10 Fluid Ounce Level In A Glass Measuring Jug)
  Oil/1/2 ounce butter 12 Milliliter (1 Dessertspoon)
  Salt To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1 In a pan, heat the oil or butter gently, just to the melting stage.
2 Add in the rice and, stir the grains to coat evenly.
3 Add in the boiling stock or water and salt.
4 Bring the liquid up to simmering point, cover.
5 Lower the heat and let simmer.
6 Check the rice for doneness, 15 minutes for white rice and 40 minutes if you are using brown rice.
7 Transfer to a warmed serving dish.
8 Lightly fluff the grains with a skewer.

SERVING
9 Serve immediately.

TIP
To keep it warm, cover the bowl with a tea cloth; this will absorb the steam and help to keep the grains separate and place it over a pan of barely simmering water.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes

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